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Wednesday, August 01, 2012

a delicate study


i have studied this face,
a daily dissertion of
cherubic cheeks,
angelic jowls,
and the delicate parabola
of her divet.
the sideways sweep of her
lashes
beneath the ginger ridges
of a fine brow,
pursed lips
like a ruby tent
on fair white
cream skin.
traced
every soft curve
over again,
she is a thesis on sweet
baby perfection.

Ruby Sky, 4 months old.
January 16, 2012


1 comment:

favouriteworkofart said...

Oh my, how I long to study a chubby baby face (mine are 2.5 and 6)....beautiful, evocative, photo and I love your thoughtful words....